Chapter 6. Database Integration

So far in this book, you have learned how to use InfoPath to build compelling features within your InfoPath form templates. In this next part of the book, starting with this chapter, we will cover the enterprise realm of InfoPath solutions. We will look at InfoPath’s database integration features. We will also continue exploring InfoPath’s powerful enterprise features in subsequent chapters as we take a look at Web services, SharePoint, and BizTalk integration features.

InfoPath’s XML capabilities make it a transparent forms-based environment for integrating a variety of data sources and data providers. Several heterogeneous content providers, such as BizTalk Server, Web services, and database servers, can work together ...

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